Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – July 11, 2014

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I’ll be on Nonprofit Radio today at 10:30 am PT / 1:30 pm ET discussing executive succession planning. Have a listen to the Eagles’ New Kid in Town while perusing this week’s tweets on nonprofits, philanthropy, governance and social enterprises:

  • Kate Barr: Prep for @npquarterly webinar about financial meltdowns includes this post on why board members miss red flags. [Ed. On the webinar, Kate cited the most common troublesome financial management problem – persistent structural deficits – and the worst financial management decision – paying creditors making instead of the IRS.]
  • Pursuant: What can we learn about grant writing from the Declaration of Independence? @janmasaoka answers –
  • Yorba Foundation: The new 501(c)(3) and the future of free software in the United States: The IRS’ alarming new view of open source. Gnome
  • Harvard Business Review: There Are Risks in Having the CEO’s Pals on the Board
  • Debra Beck: Governing for impact: Asking different strategic questions, gathering different data #nonprofit
  • Nonprofit Finance Fund: New blog about #nonprofit mergers & collaborations highlights challenges & opportunities:
  • Sandra Feinsmith: Why You Should Be Using Your Accountant for More Than Taxes Entrepreneur
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: The rent is too damn high: Over a dozen #SF #nonprofits move to #Oakland, while others are barely hanging on
  • Alliance: What’s next for community philanthropy? @globalfundcf
  • Ashoka: “Don’t be in a hurry – social change is a long game” 5 pros offer advice to young #SocEnts:
  • Stanford Social Innovation Review: Jeff Bradach @BridgespanGroup will speak at this year’s #npinstitute. Read his article “Scaling Impact:” #nonprofit